Miners of Novovolynskaya mine #1 blocked the Kovel-Lviv route demanding payment of wages. This told the head of the Independent Trade Union of Miners of Ukraine Mikhail Volynets at Facebook:


«About a hundred of miners as warned previously blocked the highway Kovel-Lviv. Every 15 minutes passed firefighters and ambulances. Another group of miners are already preparing to go to Kiev».


The route is blocked near the bridge over the Western Bug river. As specified, about a hundred people attended the action.


He added that another group of miners is preparing to go to Kiev. As stated by the miners — if Minenergougol won’t pay salaries until Tuesday, they will declare a hunger strike in front of the Presidential Administration.